Discovery certificate for object 2019ayg
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 30037 [ 2019TNSTR.254....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-02-18 17:26:32
Sender: Gaia (Gaia_Bot1)
Reporting Group: GaiaAlerts     Discovery Data Source: GaiaAlerts

A. Delgado, D. Harrison, S. Hodgkin, M. van Leeuwen, G. Rixon, A. Yoldas (University of Cambridge), on behalf of Gaia Alerts team report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2019ayg
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19apg
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:27:28.250 (261.867708) DEC = -21:40:43.90 (-21.678861)
Discovery date: 2019-02-14 05:18:14.000 (JD=2458528.7209954)


Remarks: faint Gaia source brightens by 2 mags

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-02-14 05:18:14.000
Flux: 18.49 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-10-04 20:45:36
Limiting flux: 21.5 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft


Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://www.wis-tns.org/object/2019ayg